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2001 Pontiac Grand Am Questions

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in the oil and the water pump was replaced just before i bought it a month ago i was told to try starting fluid to get it started but didnt work it also never blown white smoke from pipe questions why wont it start and why is it heating up so fast. thanks
My car starts up with no lights on and sometimes the light shows up. I cannot figure out if it would be the cluster or ignition switch please let me know what it would be or if anyone has the same issues.. I do not want to spend too much money on a mechanic
When I am driving at night I an unable so see what speed I am going, and have to use a flashlight.
The car will turn over but it is not firing for some reason....we have changed the IMS & the coil pack and put a new starter on it...it started dying going down the road and I would have to pull over and start it back... & it got harder and harder to start til it would not start at all.....
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If I hold my brake up it will hold the car but the brake handle itself will not stay in place. Is this difficult to fix
do you have to have special tools to replace the power steering line if its bad,and should you be able to see the fluid moving if you take the cap off power steering pump while idleing
Diagnostic machine reads its running rich number three cylinder misfire fuel preshure sensor bad

the car leaks bad coolant everytime she attempts to drive it and i dont know where its coming from what can cause the problem anybody with some advice for me please and thank you
The car starts and runs fine. The lights work on manual but not auto. No gauges register. The heater fan does not come on. The clock and radio do not come on.
Need to know the exact things to do to get cat conv and evap sys to ready status. Failed insp, got car fixed, and failed again cuz the OBD driving procedures were not done. No owners manual to follow. One guy says just drive it. One guy says drive at 55 for 3 minutes stop jump on one foot and dance across the street!! ( paraphrasing) but seriously wtf am I supposed to do. Please help. 17 yr old daughters car and I'm going crazy here. Thanks, much appreciate the help!! Love, Anissa W.
I have a family friend who is a mechanic who is repairing this for me. I am paying him. The leak was NOT coming inside of the car on the carpet and it was NOT fogging up the windshield, the heat still came out so I don't know where the antifreeze was going. I researched online and guys were saying a three hour job. But a guy I know said it would take eight hours. How long does it usually take? So I can pay him properly for his work?
In the summer they look more loose. In the winter it is harder to move back in place. If I hold the housing in my two hands and push them back in place they go back in place until I let go. Can it be glued?
The plastic clip on the end of the clutch push rodbroke. I got a replacement push rod with new clip. I want to put new clip on the end of the existing push rod, which I have done, but i can't push the old push rod back to reinsert new clip in slot on the top of the clutch pedal.

I was told to open the bleed nipple on the slave cylinder so that you are not trying to press against the pressure plate when you push the rod into the master cylinder.
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